Angelica Mecias is a commercial litigator who represents high-profile individuals in complex cases.
Prior to joining Rivero Mestre, Angelica worked for the United States Attorney’s Office, Southern District of Florida, where she assisted in dozens of high-profile prosecutions and trials that included national security matters, organized crime, RICO, and public corruption cases. She also worked as an associate for a prominent boutique law firm specializing in maritime litigation.
Angelica earned her Juris Doctor at St. Thomas University School of Law. While in law school, she served as research assistant for the ABA Moot Court Competition. She was also an intern for the Honorable Adalberto Jordan, United States Circuit Judge for the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals.
Before law school, Angelica attended Miami Dade College, and earned her Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice, Summa Cum Laude. She also attended the University of Havana, School of Law. Angelica is fluent in Spanish.
Named to Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch for Commercial Litigation, 2024
Thomas University School of Law, J.D., Cum Laude and Dean’s List, 2021
Moot Court, Member
ABA Moot Court Competition, Research Assistant
CALI Book Award: Evidence, Professional Responsibility and Human Rights in State of Emergency
Federal Bar Association, Student Chapter
Cuban American Students Bar Association, Member
Maritime Law Society, Member
The Harold W. “Butch” Gabel III St. Thomas More Award
Cuban American Bar Foundation At-Large Scholarship
Miami Dade College, B.A. in Criminal Justice, Summa Cum Laude, 2017
United States for the Southern District of Florida